- Faith: Catholic
- Career: Athlete
- Birthday: March 17, 1997
- Accomplishments: Olympic Gold
- Fun Faith Fact!:
Her grandmother is Jewish, and her ancestry is Irish/Czech.
Katie Ledecky made her debut at the 2012 Olympic Games when she was just 15 years old, and currently is holds several world records. Katie and her brother are both avid swimmers, following after their mother, who was a swimmer for the University of New Mexico. Katie was awarded an athletic scholarship to Stanford University, where classes began during the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio. Her late arrival to campus was understandably excused!